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Bríd Smith: “This is a war on workers, and it is time for workers to fight back”

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl has written to People Before Profit Deputy Bríd Smith saying he is reviewing her comments in relation to a High Court(...)

People Before profit TD Bríd Smith: claimed judges are political appointees and are not accountable.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has defended her online comments about a High Court judge following his ruling on minimum pay and entitlements for (...)

Demand in the autumn may be lower than pre-coronavirus because of job losses among parents, or more flexible working. Photograph: iStock

Doubt has been cast on the capacity of childcare providers to cope with possible demand when crèches reopen next week. As the Covid-19 Dáil committee(...)

So-called baby rooms are often uneconomical to run because of the carer-child ratios required for the care of very young children. Photograph: iStock

A group of 20 TDs have called on the Government to extend maternity leave benefits for women who were on maternity leave at the height of lockdown mea(...)

Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Department of Justice was unaware that any of the asylum seekers moved to Cahirsiveen, Co Kerry from Dublin during the pandemic had contracted Cov(...)

 The Health Information and Quality Authority said it is  reviewing international evidence on the effectiveness of face masks at reducing the transmission of respiratory viruses in the community.  Photograph: Reuters/Massimo Pinca

Pressure has increased on the Government to require that face masks be worn routinely by the public to contain the Covid-19 virus, in line with a chan(...)

A crowd of supporters surround John Waters and Gemma O’Doherty outside the Four Courts following their High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Questions have been raised about the enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions after a Debenhams workers’ protest was broken up by gardaí, while a gatherin(...)

Bríd Smith:  she said the new Bill   applied to  tenants in “rent-a-room” arrangements

A ban on evictions of tenants for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis has been expanded to include all tenancies in the State, including those not cov(...)

A marathon debate took place in the Dáil with reduced attendance because of coronavirus.

The Dáil has passed all stages of an Omnibus Bill giving the Government extensive emergency powers to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and mitigate econom(...)

Members of the Healy-Rae family perform outside Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Outside Leinster House it was like the prelude to a boyband concert. A high-spirited crowd, dressed to the nines and giddy with excitement, held homem(...)

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